A&E Calendar

January 14, 2007

American women and their quilts

WINCHESTER, Va. - Textile expert Deborah Kraak will discuss quilt-making in a lecture using letters, diaries, and articles in magazines and books from the 1750s through 1900. Coincides with an exhibit on Shenandoah Valley quilts. 2 p.m. today. Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St. Call 540-662-1473.

Maryland poets and composers

The Hamilton Recital will feature soprano Karen Lubeck and pianist Jean Schneider in a program featuring Maryland poets and composers; also highlights the work of Baltimore journalist and music critic H.L. Mencken. 2:30 p.m. today. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

Blues and folk music

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Tomy Wright will perform. 2 to 4 p.m. today. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. Call 301-834-7178.


History in Berkeley Springs

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The 145th anniversary commemoration of Stonewall Jackson's January 1862 Bath-Romney Campaign into Bath (now Berkeley Springs). Continues through Monday, Jan. 15. For information, call 304-258-2224.

Chess night

Open play. Chess sets are provided. All ages and skill levels welcome. 6 to 8 p.m. today. Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

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